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Do you have trouble achieving your goals? Even if you’ve meticulously planned out your year, taking those plans and translating them into accomplishments doesn’t always work out the way you hope.

A powerful framework for achieving your goals is called The 12 Week Year, which is based on a book by Brian Moran and Michael Lennington.

In this episode, we revisit The 12 Week Year and share 5 tips that will help you succeed with it and accomplish your goals faster and more consistently.

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Cheat Sheet:

  • Brooks’s and Thanh’s top 3 productivity resources for the week [3:24]
  • What the 12 Week Year is and why the Asian Efficiency community loves it [5:13]
  • Why you should focus on fewer goals than you think [11:06]
  • The power of knowing your “why” when setting your goals [19:24]
  • What tracking your actions does for accomplishing your 12 Week Year goals [23:42]
  • The difference between measuring lead instead of lag indicators [31:21]
  • Accountability buddies and how it can increase your motivation when you feel like you don’t have any left [37:04]
  • Action steps that can help you get started on your 12 Week Year [41:25]


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